Displaying items by tag: Opportunity Scholarship program

RALEIGH — Reopening schools is the top priority of Catherine Truitt, the Republican candidate for state superintendent.

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The latest legal challenge to North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarships has yet to head to a courtroom. But a review of a similar case from 2015 should raise concerns for scholarship supporters.

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RALEIGH — For the first time in state history, the governor is introducing a budget proposal in August. The fiscal year is already under way, but North Carolina’s budget is almost two years old.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget proposal would seize millions from school choices programs and divert it to public schools.

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RALEIGH — On August 26, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper proposed a $25 billion General Fund budget to expand Medicaid, increase unemployment benefits, give teachers higher bonuses, and cut funding to Opportunity Scholarships.

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RALEIGH — Traditional public school wasn’t working for Charlonda Brown’s two sons. 

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RALEIGH — Follow the money, the saying goes. In this year’s elections in North Carolina, the money leans left. School choice is the target. You can see it in the race for state superintendent and, subtly, in the fight for state Supreme Court.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s largest teacher organization is suing to kill a program helping low-income families send their children to private schools.

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RALEIGH — After several starts and stops, on Tuesday, July 9, the N.C. House failed to vote on an override of the governor’s budget bill.

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